UK Companies Facing Cyber Security Staff Shortage
Posted by msmash on 25th December 2017

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Bruce66423 writes: According to a recent survey of recruitment agencies, 81% expect a rise in demand for digital security staff, but only 16% saw that the demand would be met.” Resorting to ‘neuro-diversity’ […] “We were originally plucking people from IT and bolting skills on but we changed our entire recruitment policy including targeting different kinds of people,” said Rob Partridgeat BT Security. “One area we’ve looked at is neuro diversity. We know, for example, that some people with Asperger’s are highly suited to cyber but don’t always have good communication skills so we changed our approach to the way we source and interview candidates.

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